Globesity: A Planet Out of Control?


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This book assesses the nature and scale of the obesity epidemic. It proposes that the causes are primarily socio-economic and the result of a distorted agricultural and food production and supply system. It argues that we should learn how to better manage our physical, social and economic environment rather than rely on individual lifestyle choices and behavior. The authors draw parallels between the obesity crisis and that of climate change, both being characterized by over-consumption of expensive and scarce resources and ...

Globesity: A Planet Out of Control? 2009, Earthscan Publications, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844076666


Globesity: A Planet Out of Control? 2009, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844076673

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